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Human Capital Management

Builds and manages workforce based on organizational goals, budget considerations, and staffing needs. Ensures that employees are appropriately recruited, selected, appraised, and rewarded; takes action to address performance problems. Manages a multi-sector workforce and a variety of work situations.

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Highlights

The Future of Work: Frontline Challenges in an Era of Digital Transformation

August 2018

Based on the insights of more than 250 C-suite and senior level executives who attended The Future of Work: The Strategic HR Joint Council Meeting in May 2018, this report outlines the future of work and the evolutionary impact digital transformation is having, and will have, on business organizations from the perspective of HR executives.

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Human Capital Watch

November 19, 2018

Join our webcast panelists who will share how they measure the impact of employee engagement and create linkages between engagement and other business outcomes, such as customer satisfaction, retention, and turnover. CPE credit available

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Contrary to the Hype—Real Trends in Nontraditional Work

(Labor Markets Blog, November 2018)

The perception about the growth of the nontraditional workforce is out of line with hard data. While the number of independent contractors earning income through online labor market platforms has been growing, except for the transportation sector, these platforms represent a tiny share of income and total hours worked in the US economy, and are highly concentrated in certain specific occupations.

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Products & Services

Conferences/Events

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Publications

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Webcasts

  • Global Leadership Forecast

    November 13, 2018

    Join this interactive webcast on the topic of Building A Coaching Culture & Mentoring For Impact, featuring Amy Lui Abel from The Conference Board and Stephanie Neal from DDI. HRCI, SHRM, CPE, and CCE credit available

  • Human Capital Watch

    November 19, 2018

    Join our webcast panelists who will share how they measure the impact of employee engagement and create linkages between engagement and other business outcomes, such as customer satisfaction, retention, and turnover. CPE credit available

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Blogs

  • Contrary to the Hype—Real Trends in Nontraditional Work

    (Labor Markets Blog, November 2018)

    The perception about the growth of the nontraditional workforce is out of line with hard data. While the number of independent contractors earning income through online labor market platforms has been growing, except for the transportation sector, these platforms represent a tiny share of income and total hours worked in the US economy, and are highly concentrated in certain specific occupations.
  • Temporary Limitations: Why Europe Uses Temporary Workers More Frequently than the US Does

    (Labor Markets Blog, October 2018)

    The share of workers employed in temporary contracts declined from an already low level in 2005. employers still grappling with how to incorporate labor market platforms and other recent technological innovations into hiring practices. Employers continue to value lasting relationships with employees and care deeply about the skills and work habits of those they employ.
  • Why are labor markets for blue-collar workers tighter than for white-collar ones?

    (Labor Markets Blog, October 2018)

    The labor shortages in blue-collar jobs are unlikely to disappear any time soon. An important reason: The combination of the US population becoming more educated and the concentration of disability among less educated people is significantly reducing the share of less educated people in the labor force.

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